Paper receipt for implements purchased in London for use in New Zealand by Bisho...

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Name/Title

Paper receipt for implements purchased in London for use in New Zealand by Bishop Monrad in 1865.

About this object

Two page receipt written for goods purchased from Richards and CO, Export Iron mongers and manufacturers of colonial implements for London by B Monrad, 12 December 1865. It is on rag paper, hand written on both sides in black ink, and has a list of items on the left of the page and columns of numbers on the right side. Duty stamp on the back.

Maker

Richards and CO

Maker Role

Manufacturers

Date Made

1865

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Paper

Subject and Association Description

Bishop Monrad, the former Prime Minister of Denmark, his wife and family settled at Karere in the Manawatu from 1867 (they arrived in New Zealand in 1866). The Bishop and his wife returned to Denmark in 1869, but his sons stayed to become prominent Manawatu settlers.
This is a list of the 'essential' farming equipment they purchased in London for their emigration to New Zealand

Collection

Collection of Te Manawa Museums Trust

Credit Line

Gift of Peter Monrad, 1995

Object Type

Reciept

Object number

95/82/1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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